Antonio A. Delgado - May 2018 •

Antonio A. Delgado – May 2018

Tell us what this hobby means to you? 14 questions answered by you, Antonio Arenas Delgado from Valladolid, Spain.

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1) What first got you collecting diecast? How long have you been collecting? What is your total model count as of today?

I’m a big fan of cars.  I’ve been collecting for about 5 years and now I have 150 models in my collection.

2) What was your first diecast or memory?

Lamborghini Gallardo – AUTOart.

3) What is your favourite scale, and why?

1:18 I think it is the right size to collect. The details are well appreciated.

4) What are some of your favourite models to date? Did you share any photos with us?

Pagani Zonda, Veyron, CCX, Agera by AUTOart.  Enzo by BBR.

5) Is there a model that has eluded you, a holy grail of sorts?

Lamborghini Murciélago 40th anniversary and some more…

6) What is your favorite brand/manufacturer, and why?

AUTOart.  They are good models and good quality.  Although the last models of composite have disappointed me enough.  They do not have good balance of quality/price.

7) Describe your current theme and what your overall goal is?

Sports and super sports.  I also have high-end saloons and SUVs,  And some Fernando Alonso F1.  My goal to keep collecting.

8) Do you display your collection? If yes, how?

Only once in photos and friends coming home.

9) Do you have any other hobbies, passions or addictions?

I like to practice all kinds of sports.

10) What do you think about the diecast hobby as it stands today?

Too many models in resin and very high prices in general.

11) If you could change one thing about the diecast hobby what would that be?

I would eliminate resins and lower prices.

12) Do you modify cars? If yes, what are some examples?


13) What does your spouse, partner or significant other think of your hobby and your collection?

She does not have any problem with it.

14) What is your daily driver?

Audi A5 Sportback 2.0 TFSI Multitronic 225cv.


5 Responses to "Antonio A. Delgado – May 2018"

  1. ilka says:

    Woah! Are they IKEA shelves? I’ve done very similar to mine ones. Added the metal tubing and drilled it for more metal struts, so they support more glass shelves.

  2. Ollie says:

    Awesome collection for only 5 years of collecting. Some excellent and very desirable models there.

  3. George says:

    very nice collection, congrats

  4. JohnSpace says:

    Man ! You’re my friend !
    Very nice collection and very nice Lambos too !

  5. Loek says:

    Hi Antonio, nice collection and nice couples and trio’s.
    I also like to collect couples, such as Old vs new, GT vs street of the same model.

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